Safety & Security

The Route to Resolving a Security Threat

RENO, Nev. — The priority of any first responder and community partner during a crisis is to minimize the loss of life and mitigate the pain of those affected.

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Roundup: NHTSA, Seat Belts and STN EXPO

Is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reopening the school bus lap/shoulder seat belt debate? Apparently so, judging from an all-day meeting and working group hosted by the agency on Thursday in Washington, D.C. A school bus official we spoke with immediately after the event said that NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind provided these parting words (we paraphrase): Sometime this fall the agency would have a plan in place regarding occupant restraint systems on school buses.

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NHTSA to Discuss Seat Belts on School Buses

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plans to discuss the challenges and barriers preventing school districts from installing three-point seat belts on school buses later this month in Washington, D.C.

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Louisiana Governor Signs Bus Routes Bill Into Law

Last week, Louisiana governor and Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal signed House Bill 695, which gives schools more flexibility when planning and implementing school bus routes while also amending HB 600/654 from the 2014 legislative session.

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